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Professor Mary Beard discusses the importance of the Hellenic and Roman Library

Professor Mary Beard discusses the importance of specialist libraries for classicist researchers as well as the impact that the Hellenic and Roman Library has had in her life. YouTube video here   

Thursday 17 May 2018


'Roman Yorkshire' short course

Presented by Dr Robert Wright of PLACE, this 6-week evening course will explore the impact of the Romans on Yorkshire, from the invasion in AD70 and the foundation of York (Eboracum) to the last stages of occupation in the early 5th century....

Sunday 13 May 2018


Heritage boost in Parliament

A new group in Parliament will 'ensure greater coordination and a strong voice for heritage within government.' The Heritage Council is a partnership of groups, including the Council for British Archaeology, the Heritage Lottery Fund,...

Saturday 12 May 2018


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Visiting site of Marshall's A and B mills, Holbeck

At very short notice - here's an opportunity to visit excavations run by West Yorkshire Archaeological Services at Marshall's A & B Mills in Water Lane, Holbeck . The visit is at 10 am this Friday, 24th May. Open...

Monday 20 May 2019


Digitising YAHS Record Series

Some great news - the Marc Fitch Fund has approved our application to part-fund digitising the Society's Record Series volumes. Thanks to the Fitch's generosity, we will be able to complete the project far sooner than would have been...

Wednesday 17 April 2019


Friends of Roman Aldborough

  It's good to welcome our new affiliates, the Friends of Roman Aldborough. Watch the YAHS site for listings of their activities.  

Thursday 24 January 2019


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